After sweeping the Grammy with five awards, Billie Eilish returns today to Friday with the release of her new song, “No Time To Die,” the official theme of the next James Bond movie. The song was produced by her brother Finneas, also the winner of several Grammy Awards, alongside Stephen Lipson, with orchestral arrangements by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley, and Johnny Marr’s guitar.
“No Time To Die” is ahead of the film’s worldwide release, which will hit theaters on April 2 in the United Kingdom through Universal Pictures International and in the United States on April 10 through MGM via United Artists Releasing. Eilish, 18, is officially the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond song and will present it live for the first time, accompanied by Finneas, in addition to special guests Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr in the Brit Awards in London on February 18.
“Billie and Finneas have written an incredibly powerful and moving song for” No Time To Die, “which has been impeccably designed to work within the emotional story of the film,” said Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, the producers. of the song: “There are very few chosen to record a Bond theme. I am a great admirer of Billie and Finneas. Their creative integrity and talent are unsurpassed and I can’t wait for the audience to hear what they have brought: a fresh new perspective whose voice will resonate for future generations, ”says the film’s director, Cary Joji Fukunaga.
Eilish herself has commented on what this opportunity means: “It is very crazy to be part of this in every way. Being able to mark the main song of a movie that is part of such a legendary series is a great honor. James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever. I’m still in shock. Your brother has added. «Writing the main song for a Bond movie is something we have been dreaming of all our lives. There are no more iconic music and movie pairing than Goldfinger and Live and Let Die. We feel very fortunate to play a small role in such a legendary franchise, long live 007 ».
The world tour Billie “Where do we go?” 2020 was sold out when it goes on sale and starts on March 9. Last month, Billie Eilish made history in the Grammy as the youngest artist to win in the four main categories, taking five wins in total for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Recording of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. Her brother and sole collaborator FInneas also took home two gramophones to the Producer of the Year, Non-Classic Album and Best Designed, Non-Classic Album. Last Sunday, the couple performed live during the In Memoriam segment at the 92 edition of the Oscars, performing a version of «Yesterday».